Last 15 Days
Join a local Christmas Bird Count this holiday season!
Published Thu, 6 Dec 2018 10:56:27 EST Read More
Ontario Nature member groups are hosting counts across Ontario Each year, bird lovers welcome winter by joining a Christmas Bird Count. Itâs a great way to explore nature while helping our feathered friends and is a part of many familiesâ holiday traditions. The Christmas Bird Count began in 1900, and today it ...... Click here to read this release
Last 30 Days
The Business Case for Keeping Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner
Published Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:18:58 EST Read More
Ellen Schwartzel served three Environmental Commissioners over her career, and was Deputy Environmental Commissioner from 2013 till retiring mid-2018. With a new Climate Change Plan just released by Queenâs Park, Ontarians will naturally look for expert and independent analysis of its merits. Until now, they could reliably turn to Ontarioâs Environmental Commissioner for non-partis...... Click here to read this release
Will your Christmas Tree be real or fake tree this year?
Published Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:39:55 EST Read More
Forests Ontario CEO Rob Keen has some tips to help you be smart about choosing the best real tree! Toronto, ON, November 27, 2018Â - Buying a natural Christmas tree is a win-win - it brings the beauty and aroma of Ontarioâs forests inside your home for the holidays. A real tree is eco-friendly and supports the provincial economy. Over 500 farmers produce upwards of one millio...... Click here to read this release
Premier Ford subjugating Independent Officers of the Legislature
Published Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:30:11 EST Read More
Gord Miller served as Ontarioâs Environmental Commissioner for three terms and four different Premiers. He currently resides in North Bay, Ontario. Like many jurisdictions with parliamentary traditions, the Legislature of Ontario appoints Legislative Officers (sometimes called Parliamentary officers) to oversee and review activities of government that warrant special concern. Their d...... Click here to read this release
Last 60 Days
National Christmas Tree Day is on December 1st - will you choose a real or fake tree this year?
Published Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:34:23 EST Read More
Forests Ontario CEO Rob Keen has some tips to help you choose the perfect real tree! Toronto, ON, November 15, 2018Â - Buying a natural Christmas tree is a win-win - it is an opportunity to bring the beauty and aroma of Ontarioâs forests inside during the holiday, which is eco-friendly and supports not only Ontario tree farmers but the provincial economy. On top of being socially an...... Click here to read this release
Les eaux usées brutes et le ruissellement toxique polluent les lacs et les rivières de l’Ontario
Published Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:17:16 EST Read More
La perte continue des zones naturelles qui filtrent la pollution aggrave le problÃ¨me Le gouvernement de lâOntario permet toujours que les dÃ©bordements dâeaux usÃ©es brutes dans les lacs et les riviÃ¨res de lâOntario se poursuivent Ã un rythme alarmant, indique le nouveau rapport de la commissaire Ã lâenvironnement de lâOntario, Dianne Saxe. Le rapport sur la protection de l...... Click here to read this release
Raw sewage, toxic runoff plague Ontario’s lakes and rivers
Published Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:12:20 EST Read More
Continuing loss of natural areas that filter pollution compounds the problem The Ontario government continues to allow raw sewage to overflow into Ontario lakes and rivers at an alarming rate, says a new report by Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. Back to Basics, Saxeâs 2018 Environmental Protection Report, outlines how Ontarioâs waters are being poisoned by raw sew...... Click here to read this release
La commissaire à l’environnement de l’Ontario publie son rapport annuel sur la protection de l’environnement
Published Thu, 8 Nov 2018 13:56:17 EST Read More
Dianne Saxe, la commissaire Ã lâenvironnement de lâOntario, est sur le point de publier son rapport annuel sur la protection de lâenvironnement. Ce rapport traite des sujets suivantsÂ : â¢ la pollution de lâeau et lâeau potable; â¢ les maladies de la faune et la surveillance; â¢ la perte des forÃªts et des terres humides dans le Sud de lâOntario; â¢ les bulletins dâÃ©valu...... Click here to read this release
Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to release annual environment report
Published Thu, 8 Nov 2018 13:51:29 EST Read More
Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, will release her annual environmental protection report. This report includes: â¢ Water pollution and drinking water â¢ Wildlife disease and monitoring â¢ The loss of forests and wetlands in southern Ontario â¢ Ministry report cards on compliance with the Environmental Bill of Rights When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 10:00 ...... Click here to read this release
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